Postgraduate Open Day

What happens at our on campus Open Days?

Find out what to expect from our on campus Postgraduate Open Day.

For those of you who are new to Edinburgh, the Postgraduate Open Day is an opportunity to find out more about the University, get a feel for our vibrant postgraduate community and meet staff and current students.

For our existing students, it will provide the chance to explore opportunities for further study and research at postgraduate level.

Typical Open Day programme

Our Postgraduate Open Day usually includes events and activities such as:

  • talks addressing the key themes of how to make an effective application, funding and employability;
  • seminars about interdisciplinary study, and life as an international student;
  • an Information Fair featuring stalls from our student support services;
  • subject-specific activities run by our academic Schools;
  • tours of our facilities;
  • panel discussions where you can ask questions of our staff and current students; and
  • an informal evening reception, giving you the opportunity to mingle with staff and students


Extremely well organised with friendly, sociable and approachable staff and students. Best Open Day I have been to!

Prospective applicantPostgraduate Open Day 2016

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